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How Facebook, Twitter and YouTube Failed to Keep Gruesome Mosque Shooting Video from Going Viral

Facebook's much-vaunted artificial intelligence systems and human monitors did not stop it. A call from the police did.
David Gilbert

Judge Changes Law to Give Man Who Killed Six Muslim Men More Prison Time

The massacre committed by Alexandre Bissonnette was driven by racial hatred, but a judge did not consider it terrorism.
Mack Lamoureux
Mass Shootings

Everything We Know About the Former Marine Who Killed 12 People in an LA Bar

The shooter's gun was legal but the extended-capacity magazine was banned in California.
Tess Owen
David Gilbert

What We Know About the 'Male Supremacist' Who Shot Up a Florida Yoga Studio

Two people were killed and several more injured by an army vet with a history of violence against women and online rage.
Allie Conti
Views My Own

Do Media Companies Report Too Much on Mass Shooters?

Sound, iterative journalism can keep rumor-mongering at bay—unless it feeds a "contagion" effect of violence.
Krishna Andavolu
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Maryland Shooting Survivor 'Couldn't Give a Fuck' About Thoughts and Prayers

"I'm going to need more than a couple days of news coverage and some thoughts and prayers, because it's—our whole lives have been shattered."
Drew Schwartz

What it Feels Like to Decide to Shoot Someone and Actually Do it

"I expected them to be sociopaths, or terrible people, or rotten through and through. And they're not."
Seth Ferranti
Mass Shootings

Naked man with AR-15 kills diners at Waffle House in Tennessee

At least four people are dead and three more wounded.
Voices of School Shooting Survivors

I'm a Parkland Survivor and High School Isn't the Same

I was expecting to keep living life, happy and anxiety free when spring break comes. But right now it's spring break and I'm going to Washington.
Einav Cohen
Voices of School Shooting Survivors

The Mass Shooter at My School Only Stopped Because His Gun Jammed

We assumed it was a hunter because, well, it was 1992 and school shootings were not a part of our collective consciousness.
Anne Thalheimer

The ER Doctor Exposing the Insane Brutality of Gun Violence

Reading through the responses, she had to take breaks because of how viscerally upsetting many of the tweets were.
Beatrix Lockwood
Views My Own

The NRA I Grew Up with Wasn't a Death Cult

The lobbying powerhouse has been blocking gun control since before I was born. But it's only now that I'm realising just how pernicious the group that helped shape my upbringing really is.
Kim Kelly